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Message 1334826 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 5:58:22 UTC

How did you know that Eric shaved his beard after the Superbowl yesterday?!!!

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Message 1334834 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 6:03:54 UTC - in response to Message 1334826.

How did you know that Eric shaved his beard after the Superbowl yesterday?!!!

Now that wood be telling....
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Message 1334844 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 6:22:00 UTC

That sheep shot struck me as funny in light of Eric's annual big shearing event yesterday. Eric shaves after the Superbowl every year. He goes clean-shaven through the spring and summer. As soon as college football starts, he starts growing his beard again. He claims that each year he is surprised at how much gray has come in, but I still see mostly brown and red in his beard. (I will not be happy until "the Santa-fication" is complete!)

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Message 1334856 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 6:49:48 UTC - in response to Message 1334844.

(I will not be happy until "the Santa-fication" is complete!)


LOL. Poor Eric :p

You over feed him and you're willing on the grey (gray!) hair?!

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Message 1334857 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 6:51:23 UTC
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Grey hair has its charm I think. I'm starting to develop grey hairs here and there already too...
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Message 1334869 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 7:18:22 UTC - in response to Message 1334844.

That sheep shot struck me as funny in light of Eric's annual big shearing event yesterday. Eric shaves after the Superbowl every year. He goes clean-shaven through the spring and summer. As soon as college football starts, he starts growing his beard again. He claims that each year he is surprised at how much gray has come in, but I still see mostly brown and red in his beard. (I will not be happy until "the Santa-fication" is complete!)

I just need the white hair and the costume I'm told and I'd almost look like Santa Claus, not that I want to that is.
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Message 1334870 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 7:18:32 UTC - in response to Message 1334857.

Grey hair has its charm I think. I'm starting to develop grey hairs here and there already too...

Silver highlights!
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Message 1334897 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 10:50:37 UTC - in response to Message 1334870.

Grey hair has its charm I think. I'm starting to develop grey hairs here and there already too...

Silver highlights!


Ok, now that's a eufemism...;)
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Message 1334917 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 13:30:30 UTC
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You forgot to have a pee!

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Message 1334920 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 14:03:57 UTC - in response to Message 1334917.

You forgot to have a pee!

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Message 1334922 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 14:09:12 UTC

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Message 1334942 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 15:59:04 UTC - in response to Message 1334856.

(I will not be happy until "the Santa-fication" is complete!)


LOL. Poor Eric :p

You over feed him and you're willing on the grey (gray!) hair?!


Actually, Eric has lost quite a bit of weight lately. He started out doing it correctly with a rule of "no potatoes at lunch". This eliminated French fries (aka "chips"), chips (aka "crisps") and hash browns when he went out to eat with colleagues or brought in a lunch. He was losing weight slowly and in a healthy fashion until super stress from another project hit, and suddenly he is all skin and bones! It is terrible, and a bad reflection on my cooking, I say!!!

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Message 1334944 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 16:04:15 UTC - in response to Message 1334942.

LOL Angela. Fair play to Eric though. I'm dieting too. I already have lots of stress in my life though and it's not helping me lose weight!
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Message 1334945 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 16:05:38 UTC - in response to Message 1334942.

(I will not be happy until "the Santa-fication" is complete!)


LOL. Poor Eric :p

You over feed him and you're willing on the grey (gray!) hair?!


Actually, Eric has lost quite a bit of weight lately. He started out doing it correctly with a rule of "no potatoes at lunch". This eliminated French fries (aka "chips"), chips (aka "crisps") and hash browns when he went out to eat with colleagues or brought in a lunch. He was losing weight slowly and in a healthy fashion until super stress from another project hit, and suddenly he is all skin and bones! It is terrible, and a bad reflection on my cooking, I say!!!

Did Ya say Bones? ;)

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Message 1334980 - Posted: 5 Feb 2013, 22:08:21 UTC

Stress affect different people's weight in different ways. For most people a sudden spike in stress levels causes weight loss, but for a few they put on weight.
A sudden reduction in stress level will often trigger a short lived weight loss, followed by a gradual weight gain.
All this assuming there is no other change in diet or lifestyle.
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Message 1335026 - Posted: 6 Feb 2013, 1:28:20 UTC

Thinking painless thoughts....
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Message 1335051 - Posted: 6 Feb 2013, 3:10:12 UTC

I overeat when I'm stressed, or not stressed, or when I'm bored.

A teacher once told me find the one thing you can do, and do it well.
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Message 1335054 - Posted: 6 Feb 2013, 3:13:11 UTC - in response to Message 1335051.

I overeat when I'm stressed, or not stressed, or when I'm bored.

A teacher once told me find the one thing you can do, and do it well.

And for you that is eating?
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Message 1335056 - Posted: 6 Feb 2013, 3:20:08 UTC - in response to Message 1334844.

That sheep shot struck me as funny in light of Eric's annual big shearing event yesterday. Eric shaves after the Superbowl every year. He goes clean-shaven through the spring and summer. As soon as college football starts, he starts growing his beard again. He claims that each year he is surprised at how much gray has come in, but I still see mostly brown and red in his beard. (I will not be happy until "the Santa-fication" is complete!)


I have a similar ritual. Traditionally I start cultivating facial hair on or around Halloween, then shave most of it off on my birthday in April. I have reached full "Santa-fication", save a couple dark patches on my chinny-chin-chin. While this does mitigate the Santa effect, it tends to create that Purvis the skunk look. This year, however, due to circumstances beyond my control, all but the mustache and chin whiskers may be coming off ahead of schedule.

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Message 1335091 - Posted: 6 Feb 2013, 6:49:56 UTC - in response to Message 1334917.

You forgot to have a pee!

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Oops, I guess I partly typed it in Dutch (eufemisme)...:)
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